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Cross platform play, cross-progression, and cross-platform voice chat coming to both Smite and Paladins

Hi-Rez Studios believes gamers should be able to play with their friends -- and access their content -- regardless of what platform they play on.

We are incredibly excited to be at the forefront of this great cross-platform movement. As we are among the first developers to offer cross-platform play and progression, we are still defining best practices hand-in-hand with platform providers.

As we are several months from the launch of cross-platform play and progression, the content of this FAQ is still an early draft. Certain details may be adjusted as we move closer to launch, both to address technical concerns and improve the cross-platform experience for our players.

We will be adding cross-platform voice chat to SMITE and Paladins alongside our cross-play system. Cross-platform voice chat will be added to Realm Royale at a later date.

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Panic Button believes they can still squeeze more out of the Switch

Warframe could be Panic Button's most impressive work yet. The game looks absolutely unbelievable, and it's offering all the same content found on other platforms. You'd think an offering like this would be brushing right up against the limits of what the Switch can offer, but Panic Button says that's not so.

In an interview with Destructoid, Adam Creighton of Panic Button says that there's still a lot of room to get the most out of the Switch. We know the company is working on other games for Switch, but those titles are yet to be revealed. I guess we're going to see what else Panic Button can get from the platform, and I know I'm excited to see what they pull off!

Switch GameCube Controller Adapter delayed to May 2019 in the UK due to "unforeseen production issues"

If you're looking to get a GameCube controller adapter for Switch in the UK, we've got some bad news. Amazon UK sent out emails saying the adapter was delayed, and now further information from Nintendo themselves confirms that the item has been delayed to May 2019.

Thank you for your recent pre-order of Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter for Nintendo Switch through the Nintendo Official UK Store. We are contacting you as the GameCube Controller adapter has been postponed until May 2019 due to unforeseen production issues. Please rest assured that once we have a confirmed launch date we will notify you and does not impact any other Super Smash Bros. Ultimate items you may have pre-ordered at the same time.

That's quite a lengthy delay! Remember, there are third party options that will work just the same, and the original GameCube controller adapter for Wii U will do the trick as well.

Broly (Super Saiyan Full Power) coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Broly (Super Saiyan Full Power) is heading to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 as DLC sometime this Winter. This update will also include the “Tournament of Power” stage. On top of that, there will be a free update that packs a Santa costume and Broly wig.

Smite - official Switch trailer, full launch and closed beta details, and updated arena

We just made a huge announcement that many of you have been asking for: SMITE is coming to the Nintendo Switch™ on January 24, 2019! Starting now, you can Pre-Purchase the SMITE Founder’s Pack, which comes with all of the following:

Ultimate God Pack – Receive instant access to every God in the game, as well as unlocking every future God when they are released.
Dragon Empress Scylla – Summon the power of dragons as Dragon Empress Scylla! This skin is available only on Nintendo Switch™!
Dashing Deceiver Loki – Play as the Trickster God, Loki, in his fan-favorite skin, Dashing Deceiver.
400 Gems – Instantly unlock gems to start building your skin collection.
Exclusive, guaranteed access to the SMITE on Switch™ closed Beta – Coming January 24, 2019!
The SMITE Founder’s Pack is available for Pre-Purchase for only $29.99! Pre-Purchase the SMITE Founder’s Pack today and you’ll also receive the Foxy Amaterasu skin, as well as an extra 200 Gems.

Arena, one of SMITE’s most popular game modes, is receiving a complete art update! Since this mode is so popular, we thought to ourselves: “don’t fix what isn’t broken.” So, the Arena map has minimal gameplay changes, ad mostly focuses on art, visual clarity, and feedback

Environment has been updated to more clearly differentiate between the two sides of the Arena and to better adhere to SMITE’s lore.

The Order side is themed around Greek Architecture and Hera
The Chaos side is themed around Roman Siege warfare and Bellona
The juggernauts have been replaced by Minotaurs!
They obey the same rules as before, they will continue moving toward the portal as long as an ally is near them
They will stop moving if no allies are nearby
Unlike Juggernauts, Minotaurs will attack when stopped
There are new audio cues when a Minotaur spawns or when a Minotaur enters a portal
Order and Chaos Minions have all been updated visually
UI icons for taking damage or death recap have been updated for new NPCs
The all new SMITE Arena is available to play right now! We’ll see you on the Battleground.

Pokken Tournament DX - Shining Feather Cup Group Match now live

Time to fire up Pokken Tournament DX and partake in the Shining Feather Cup Group Match! Check out details on the cup below.

- live today, and runs to November 18th
- Team Battle competition, once again on a Fixed Battle Arena
- participating in this brings a special title reward based on Scizor
- if you place highly you'll get other titles based on your placement

Connect with Poké Ball Plus

If you have a Poké Ball Plus and a Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! game, you're just a few steps away from taking your Pokémon for a stroll around your neighborhood. Plus, you can add the might of the Mythical Pokémon Mew to your game, because every Poké Ball Plus comes with a Mew already inside!

Follow these instructions to connect your Poké Ball Plus to your Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! game and receive Mew.

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Top Tips to Begin Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

The first Pokémon RPG to appear on a modern home console is here! The adventure of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! for Nintendo Switch is inspired by the beloved Game Boy game Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition. That classic has been reimagined to take advantage of the unique capabilities of the Nintendo Switch system while also incorporating the fun and intuitive Pokémon-catching mechanic found in Pokémon GO.

There is much to do and many Pokémon to catch throughout the Kanto region, so it's a good idea to have a plan before diving into the action. To help you get started on your journey, we've compiled some helpful tips that will prepare you for the quest at hand. Whether you're a longtime Pokémon fan or this is your first time playing a Pokémon RPG, these hints will prove useful as you attempt to complete your Pokédex and become the Pokémon League Champion.

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Learn how to transfer Pokémon from Pokémon GO

You can bring the Pokémon you've caught in Pokémon GO into your Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! game, where you can continue to train and battle with them in the Kanto region. The first step is pairing your Pokémon GO account with Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! before you can bring over any Pokémon. You'll only need to pair your Pokémon GO account with your Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! game once.

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It's...Clean Out Your Fridge Day?! Gather your courage with these foodie-friendly games.

Darkness has fallen in a frigid land where unspeakable mutants have taken over. Only you, armed with a sponge, can help tame the darkness…

So, is this the latest adventure game for the Nintendo Switch™ system? Nope! It’s the inside of my fridge!

Yes, today is National Clean Out Your Fridge Day. As a tribute to the food related journey that you may or may not take today, here’s a list of foodie-friendly games. Just don’t put off cleaning your fridge too long. Who knows what’s lurking in there…

Super Mario Party™
Super Mario Odyssey™
The Legend of Zelda™: Breath of the Wild
Overcooked 2
Battle Chef Brigade
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Heavy Burger
Little Dragon’s Café
Don't Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition
All Star Fruit Racing